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CMS MLN Connects Special Edition for January 26, 2018

CMS released a special edition MLN Connects for January 26, 2018.

New Medicare Card: Web Updates

To help you prepare for the transition to the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) on Medicare cards beginning April 1, 2018, review the new information about remittance advices.

Beginning in October 2018, through the transition periodExternal link, when providers submit a claim using a patient’s valid and active Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN), CMS will return both the HICN and the MBI on every remittance advice. Here are examples of different remittance advices:

Find more new information on the New Medicare Card providerExternal link webpage.

Post Date: 1/29/18